Sep 21, 2011 10:00pm PDT
decision. the release comes on the eve of president mahmoud ahmadinejad address to the united nations general assembly in new york. while analysts believe the release is an effort to improve tehran's image the men's families are great full. >> we need to sort of put this behind us because it has been more than i wish on anybody. >> reporter: josh's uncle adds tonight he has a cabin on the san juan islands. heather holmes ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now from the family statement it went on to say quote we now all want nothing more than to wrap shane and josh in our arms, catch up on two lost years and make a new beginning for them and for all of us. >>> the two men and their families are expected to spend a few days in i am an before deciding their next step the country has ties to iran and the u. s. in a statement they hoped the release would lead to better ties between the u. s. and iran. >> wonderful news. we are thrilled. i could not feel better for their families. it's a wonderful day for them and for us. >> the release came just a few minutes before president obama addressed the united nat
Sep 21, 2011 7:00am PDT
. happening right now, president obama is getting set to address the united nations' general assembly. you are looking live at the podium. just a short time ago, we saw brazil's president delma russo -- delma russo. coming up at 7:45. we'll have analysis about the president's address. this the u.n. official introducing the president. there is quite a lot of attention focused on this speech and this event happening at the united nations because of the situation with the middle east and the request by palestinian leaders for state hood. we can listen in right now to the president and hear what he has to say. >> ladies and gentlemen, it's a great honor for me to be here today. i would like to talk to you about a subject that is at the heart of the united nations. the pursuit of peace in an imperfect world. war and conflict have been with us since the beginning of civilization. but in the first part of the 20th century, the advance of modern weaponry led to death on a saggering scale. with this killing -- it was this killing that compelled the founders of this body to focus on not just ending
Sep 20, 2011 5:00pm PDT
united nations gathering in new york this week. the iranian president arrived in new york today and is expected to address the general assembly on thursday. >> this administration tried and failed to do -- >> while campaigning, bachmann toured a meat packing company. >>> hundreds of job seekers attended a job fair. it was held at the south san francisco. one organizer we spoke to said there was something there for everyone. >> we have technical jobs here today. we have engineering jobs, we have information technology and sciences and researcher jobs. administrative, hr, finance, we have a whole gammot. >>> experts were also on-site helping people fine tune their resumes. >>> it's happening, one bay area city is getting a new baseball team. which one and when. >>> plus a little girl has a way to move around once again after her walker was stolen. what inspired some to replace the loss. >>> first there was new coke, then cherry coke, then lime coke. now coca cola is trying something else. but this time it has to do with the can. to be sure they're 100% natural. ♪ now there's open nature foods from safeway. no preservatives, no a
Sep 22, 2011 12:00pm PDT
the united nations by the president of iran. in his remarks to the general assembly, mahmoud ahmadinejad attacked the united states over its history of slavery, accused the u.s. of starting two world wars and of using nuclear weapons against defenseless people. diplomats from about a dozen other nations, including france, joined the u.s. in walking out. >>> ahead, we'll tell you which by area cities catch speeders despite problems that come with that tactic. >>> ahead, a front will come into the bay area. we'll tell you if that includes your neighborhood. >>> it's quite startling to see how few people they have. >> we'll tell you how dialing a wrong number and hanging up can cause big problems for understaffed 911 emergency operators. -dad, why are you getting that? -that's my cereal. is there a prize in there? oh, there's a prize, all right. is it a robot? no. is it a jet plane? nope. is it a dinosaur? [ laughs ] [ male announcer ] inside every box of heart healthy cheerios are those great tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol.
Sep 13, 2011 12:00pm PDT
coincide with president ahmadinejad's u.s. trip for the general assembly of the united nations. shourd's release lasts year happened just as he was heading for the annual gathering of world leaders. >>> oakland police are investigating a bold daylight shooting that sent a senior citizen to the hospital. police say a man in his 60s was getting out of his car on his way into work on 86th avenue and g street when he was confronted by an armed robber just before 9 this morning. witnesses say the gunman shot the victim in the stomach. his condition has not been released. the only description of the gunman is of an armed man wearing a baseball cap. >>> just minutes ago, oakland police announced the arrest of four oakland teenagers in the may 21st fatal shooting of antonio torres as he was mowing the lawn on 34th avenue. police say this surveillance video of four young men running from the scene helped them break the case. torres was robbed for his ipod and gold necklace. >> based on the interviews we conducted, your, these individuals were out looking -- hunting for victims. we obtained inform
Sep 22, 2011 7:00am PDT
, hundreds of iranian americans are at a rally outside the united nations. they're protesting president ahmadinejad missouri's presence at the u.n. president ahmadinejad is scheduled to address the u.n. general assembly this hour. of course, the timing of his speech seemed to coordinate with yesterday's release of the two cal grads, josh fattal and shane bower, and iran's foreign minister says the release of those prisoners showed islamic mercy, but there are other bigger issues involved also, larger showdown between washington and tehran that include the iran nuclear program and ambitions to widen political influence in the middle east and beyond. these are live pictures now outside the united nations, ahead of president ahmadinejad's speech to the u.n., a situation we'll be monitoring and bring you more up days. >>> new predictions of america's economic troubles may last for years. live picture the big board. wow, the dow down. we'll take you to see how the markets reacting to the latest turmoil. also, two pro football players and one shipment from northern california add up to trouble. first, a ban on chewing tobacco. now baseball has a new health campaign. [ male annou when youk from a place like detr
Sep 20, 2011 12:00pm PDT
the lblgt center. >>> the united nations formally recognized the rebels as the leaders of libya today by placing the rebel flag next to the u.n. president obama also met with the rebel leaders before his speech to the general assembly. >> we stopped the regime in the tracks and saved countless lives and gave the libyan people the time and space to prevail. >> also at the u.n., palestinians are pushing for a membership -- for membership and they have the backing of roche. palestinian president, mahmoud ahmadinejad is expected to address the u.n. general assembly later this week. however, the u.s. is expected to veto the request unless peace talks resume with israel. >>> the oakland city council will hear complaints tonight about what some say are excessive fines against property owners, trying to fix delap dated homes. people say they bought fixer uppers and were fined with blight. tonight's discussion follow as grand jury investigation that also cites unprofessional behavior by building inspectors and a disproportionate number of cleanup jobs given to one contractor who later inflated the cost of the work. >>> water will be more expensive for palo alto homeowners next month. the city council approved a 21% rate increase.
Sep 23, 2011 6:00am PDT
allegations and warned the united states it risks losing pakistan as an ally. >>> at the u.n. general assembly, diplomats from the u.s. and more than 30 other nations walked out during a speech by iran's president, mahmoud ahmadinejad. ahmadinejad said that the u.s. threatens sanctions on anyone who questions the holocaust and the 9-11 terrorist attacks. he called the u.s. and major western european nations, i'm quoting now, arrogant powers. >>> first it was fire. now there is a water crisis in texas. the state has now declared a drought emergency. more than one million texans will soon face mandatory water restrictions. there are record high temperatures and little rain in texas this year. the drought played a role in the summer wildfires, the worst in texas history. >>> tonight there will be a candlelight vigil for a prominent woman from campbell killed in a violent crime spree. the family and friends will gather at the plant mall in san jose, the same shopping center where she was carjacked and kidnapped one week ago today. her body was found the next day. the suspect paul castillo is in cu